A private travels bus hit a culvert near holy place Shirdi which resulted in loss of 8 lives. The accident happened when the bus hit the culvert and fell into the valley.
More than 16 people were injured. Majority of passengers are from Machilipatnam and they were shifted to nearby hospital. The bus belongs to Gayatri travels (AP 24S 0408).
AP CM Chandra Babu Naidu ordered Govt Secretary to arrange for special Aeroplane to shift passengers and dead bodies from Shirdi. Aeroplane flew to Sholapur and passengers will be shited to Gannavaram airport.